beacon of hope

noun phrase

: something that holds the promise of hope
This new medicine is a beacon of hope for/to thousands of people.

Examples of beacon of hope in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web University newspapers, backed by the schools as a public service and not solely dependent on ad revenue, may be an unexpected beacon of hope. Brammhi Balarajan, CNN, 24 Mar. 2024 In fact, their partnership became a beacon of hope not only for Grant on the battlefield but also for Julia at home – and ultimately extended out from them to become a symbol of respect and unity for a nation mired in fraught and divided times. By Various Book Reviewers, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Feb. 2024 Chisholm’s legacy serves as a beacon of hope, reminding us that progress is not achieved in isolation but through collective action and solidarity. Shelby Stewart, Essence, 28 Mar. 2024 For the Ukrainians who have made New York their second home, Veselka doubles as a beacon of hope and a safe haven. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 16 Mar. 2024 In 1929, the Fox opened its doors on Christmas Day with a screening of Steamboat Willie, offering a beacon of hope after the stock market crash. Steven Satterfield, Southern Living, 6 Mar. 2024 His journey from a drone enthusiast to someone actively contributing to making a difference not only to his local community but also globally; serves as a beacon of hope for all who dare to dream and pursue their passions. IEEE Spectrum, 1 Mar. 2024 The Importance Of Eco-Entrepreneurship In Black Communities In the pursuit of economic empowerment and environmental justice, the role of eco-entrepreneurship stands as a beacon of hope for Black communities. Chloe Sorvino, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 Walker, whose success represented a beacon of hope for despairing journalists, was now a symbol of the profession’s alarming, inescapable collapse. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 31 Jan. 2024

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“Beacon of hope.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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